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6831 Hollister Ave Ste K, Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 685-1141
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Ranked #40 of 113 restaurants in Goleta
Most recent review
- Jun 5, 2013
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English first
Santa Barbara, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

This is the real deal. The absolute best bbq'd chicken salad I have ever eaten - period! The only complaint is that there is only one Jerry's Pollofino. Go out of your way to eat good and fresh bbq'd chicken Mexican food here.

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Santa Barbara, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This little hole-in-the-wall makes good salads and chicken/beef BBQ. We like it for the fresh romaine lettuce and generous chicken on the tostada. Their shrimp is also fresh tasting. They have a small salsa bar that makes it easy to suit your taste. This is a place that you will think about and crave their food.

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Santa Barbara
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

In a shopping center anchored by KMart near UCSB, there is a small restaurant that serves grilled chicken, tri-tip, and beef ribs as well as other Mexican food standards like burritos, quesadillas, tacos, etc. Despite extremely informal setting (about 7 tables) and strip mall like location, it serves up the best grilled chicken in Santa Barbara. It is always tender... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2008

Every bit as good as Freebyrds in my opinion except for they never have horchata

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